HOW TO CHANGE YOUR HARD DRIVE TO MASTER OR SLAVE?
have hard drive (master) with 4G, recently installed new drive (slave) 60G
wish to make my 60G my master and the 4G the slave
blow by blow if possible on how to
This question was answered on March 31, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.1 MAKE SURE YOUR 60G HARD DRIVE IS IN THE PRIMARY IDE CONNECTOR.
A.TO CHECK THIS LOOK AT YOUR MOTHERBOARD THE WORD PRIMARY WILL BE LABEL OR IDE 1.
B.PLACE THE 4G HARD DRIVE ON THE SECONDARY WHICH WILL ALSO BE LABEL SECONDARY OR IDE 2.
C.NEXT TO THE POWER SUPPLY THAT GOES INTO THE HARD DRIVE THEY WILL BE A SERIOUS OF PINS WITH A COVER.
1 MA- STANDS FOR MASTER
2 SL- STANDS FOR SLAVE
3 CS- STANDS FOR CABLE SELECT
NOTE THEY MAY BE SLIGHT VARIATIONS DEPENDING ON THE BRAND OF THE HARD DRIVE
D AFTER YOU HAVE SET UP THESE JUMPERS BOOT UP YOUR COMPUTER AND THE OPERATING SYSTEM THAT IS IN THE 60G HARD DRIVE WILL RUN.
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Posted by Lian of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 31, 2003